2013 Mississippi Code
Title 75 - REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE AND INVESTMENTS
Chapter 93 - FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REGISTRATION ACT
§ 75-93-11 - Term and renewal


MS Code § 75-93-11 (2013) What's This?

(1) The registration period for a fictitious business name registered under this chapter shall be five (5) years; registration shall expire on December 31 of the year in which the fifth anniversary of registration occurs.

(2) Renewal of fictitious business name registrations:

(a) Renewal of a fictitious business name registration may be made on or between January 1 and December 31 of the expiration year. Upon timely filing of a renewal statement, the effectiveness of the registration shall continue for five (5) years as provided in this section.

(b) If the registration is not timely renewed on or before December 31 of the year of expiration, the registration shall expire. The Secretary of State shall remove any expired or canceled registration from its records and may purge such registrations.

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